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2 bedroom residential development for sale

Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon, EX6

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning location
  • Views
  • Development opportunity

Full description

A 3.5 acre site on Dartmoor with planning permission for a stunning 3-bed detached eco dwelling.

Situation - Hollydown is situated in a convenient rural location within the parish of Drewsteignton, near the hamlet of Venton. Drewsteignton has a pub, parish church, post office/shop and restaurants. The ancient stannary town of Chagford (2 miles) has an excellent range of day-to-day facilities and specialist shops, primary school, doctor and dentists surgeries, library, pubs and hotel. There also sporting facilities including cricket and football pitches, bowling club and an open air swimming pool.

The property enjoys an excellent location for access to the A30 dual carriageway (1.5 miles). The university and cathedral city of Exeter (20 miles) has an excellent range of facilities befitting a centre of its importance including shopping, dining, theatre and recreational facilities. It also has two railway stations on the London Waterloo and Paddington lines. Exeter International Airport lies 4 miles to the east of the city.

Due to its position on Dartmoor, there are many thousands of beautiful unspoilt moorland acres on the doorstep in which to enjoy a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling and fishing.

Description - Planning permission (Ref: 0171/14) has been obtained to create an eco-friendly 3 bedroom dwelling. Its location is ideal to take maximum advantage of the solar energy and will enjoy some excellent views. In addition, there is planning permission for the creation of a studio above the existing garage/stable block.

There is an existing dwelling on the land which is perfectly habitable and would make a suitable base whilst construction of the new dwelling takes place. There is a condition in the planning that this is to removed once the new dwelling is complete.

Overall the site amounts to approximately 3.5 acres and is a lovely mix of formal gardens, woodland, paddock and more rough moorland ground. Due to its position there are some stunning views to be enjoyed across the adjoining moorland.

All the relevant planning documentation can be found on the Dartmoor National Park website ( under application 0171/14/

Services - Mains electricity. Private drainage. Private water supply from a well that has been fully tested (proof?).

Directions - From Exeter procced west on the A30 towards Okehampton. Exit at the Whiddon Down junction and proceed through the village to the next roundabout. Take the next left onto the A382 signposted Chagford and Moretonhampstead. After 1 mile you will see a lay-by on the right. Turn into this lay-by and Hollydown can be found on the right after approximately 150 yards.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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